|Born||10 September 1953|
|Occupation(s)||Actress, animal rights activist|
|Spouse||Peter Sumner (m. 30/12/1982-2016, his death)|
Lynda Stoner (born 10 September 1953) is an Australian former actress and animal rights activist. She is the chief executive of Animal Liberation, an animal rights charity.
Stoner was an Animal Justice Party candidate for the Senate representing New South Wales at the 2016 federal election.
In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Stoner was known for several roles on Australian television and was popularly regarded as a sex symbol. She appeared in The Paul Hogan Show, then had leading regular roles in the soap opera The Young Doctors from 1977 to 1979 as Kim Barrington in 303 episodes and followed this with the police drama Cop Shop as Amanda King In 1985 she played the glamorous villain Eve Wilder in the cult soap opera Prisoner and her character was spectacularly lynched during the infamous episode 600 riot, screened in 1986. This was followed by a guest role in the raunchy drama serial Chances in 1991 where she played a sex therapist and guest role in Home and Away
Stoner worked in theatre, predominantly on stage in productions including Don's Party, Rumors, Are You Lonesome Tonight, and Emerald City. One of her cinema roles is the 1982 exploitation film Turkey Shoot, made during a break from Cop Shop.
In 2011 she appeared in the Australian suspense-thriller film Crawl.
Animal rights activist
Stoner became a prominent spokesperson for animal rights issues in the early 1980s. She currently holds the position of Chief Executive, Animal Liberation NSW. In May 2013, Stoner compared hunting photos to images of child pornography, bestiality, snuff murders, rape and torture.
Stoner is a vegan and in 2008 authored a vegan cookbook.
Stoner was married to actor Peter Sumner until his death in 2016. They have a son, Luke (b. April 1984). She was once engaged to media personality, and former senator Derryn Hinch.
|1982||Turkey Shoot||Rita Daniels||Feature film|
|1987||Echoes Of Paradise aka 'Shadows Of The Peacock'||Beth Mason||Feature film|
|2008||Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation!||Herself||Feature film documentary|
|1977||Hotel Story||Guest role||TV series, 1 episode|
|1977||The Paul Hogan Show||Herself as model||TV series, Season 2|
|1977−1979||The Young Doctors||Regular role: Kim Barrington||TV series, Seasons 2−4, 303 episodes|
|1978||Micro Macro||Herself||TV series|
|1979−1984||Cop Shop||Regular role: Const. Amanda King||TV series, Seasons 3−8, 384 episodes|
|1981||1982 Miss Australia Quest||Herself||TV special|
|1982||The Don Lane Show||Herself||TV series, 1 episode Channel 9|
|1985−1986||Prisoner||Recurring role: Eve Wilder||TV series, Seasons 7−8, 27 episodes|
|1986||An Australian Audience With Dame Edna Everage||Herself||TV special Channel 7|
|1986||Butterfly Island||Guest role:||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1986||Shark's Paradise||Mrs. Axlemere||TV movie|
|1987||Eye On L.A.||Herself||TV pilot|
|1987||Say G'Day||Herself||TV series Channel 9, 1 episode|
|1987||You've Got To Be Joking||Herself||TV series Channel 10, 1 episode|
|1988||The Flying Doctors||Marcia Dean||TV series, Season 3 (guest role; 1 episode)|
|1988||Late Night Oz||Herself||TV series Channel 10, 1 episode|
|1989||G.P.||Guest role||ABC TV series, 1 episode Guest role|
|1989||The Bert Newton Show||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1990||Tonight Live With Steve Vizard||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1991||Chances||Recurring role: Dee Dee Nelson||TV series Channel 9, Season 1, 112 episodes|
|1991||All Together Now||Guest role: Gloria Locket||TV series, Season 1, 1 episode|
|1991||'Til Ten||Herself||TV series Channel 10, 1 episode|
|1991||Celebrity Wheel Of Fortune||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1992||The Morning Show||Herself||TV series Channel 10, 1 episode|
|1992||The Midday Show||Herself||TV series Channel 9, 1 episode|
|1992||In Sydney Today||Herself||TV series Channel 9, 1 episode|
|1992||Cluedo||Guest role: Gloria||TV series, Season 2, 1 episode|
|1993-2003||Good Morning Australia||Herself||TV series Channel 10,|
|1993-1995||Live It Up||Herself||TV series Channel 10, 1 episode|
|1994-1998||Midday||Herself||TV series Channel 9|
|1994||Ernie And Denise||Herself||TV series Channel 9|
|1996||Planet Hollywood Grand Australian Opening||Herself||TV special|
|1996||Today Tonight||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1996||Ten News||Herself||TV series Channel 10, 1 episode|
|1996||McFeast: Breasts||Herself||ABC TV series, 1 episode|
|1996||McFeast: New Year's Eve||Herself||ABC TV special|
|1997||Australian Story||Herself||ABC TV series, 1 episode|
|1997||Where Are They Now?||Herself with Carol Burns, Val Lehman, Gerard Maguire & Lynne Hamilton||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1998||A Current Affair||Herself||TV series Channel 9, 1 episode|
|1998||Denise||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|1999||Laws||Herself||TV series Foxtel FX Channel, 1 episode|
|2000||Home And Away||Guest role: Rhonda Davies||TV series, Season 13, 2 episodes|
|2002||The Best Of Aussie Cop Shows||Herself||TV special, Channel 7|
|2003||Turkey Shoot: Blood and Thunder Memories||Herself||Short Video documentary|
|2006||Where Are They Now||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|2008||Not Quite Hollywood: Deleted and Extended Scenes||Herself||Video|
|2015||Turkey Shoot - 'Not Quite Hollywood' Extended Interviews||Herself - Actress||Video documentary|
|2015;2016||Studio 10||Herself||TV series Channel Ten, 2 episodes|
|2016||Today Extra||Herself||TV series Channel 9, 1 episode|
|2016||Studio 10||Herself with Paula Duncan, Maggie Kirkpatrick & Toni Pearen||TV series, 1 episode|
|2018||The Drum||Herself||ABC TV series, 1 episode|
|2018||The Daily Edition||Herself||TV series, 1 episode|
|2019||The Daily Edition||Herself||TV series Channel 7, 1 episode|
|2022||Talking Prisoner Podcast||Herself||Web series, 1 episode|
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- Lynda Stoner at IMDb